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MANAGEMENT

MGMT-596
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MGMT-596
001
MANAGEMENT
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Managing For Climate Change

Climate change is a dominant factor driving organizations to integrate sustainability into their planning and operations. This course covers the topics that prepare a climate change officer to reduce a large organization's carbon footprint, including greenhouse gas inventories, climate planning, conservation and efficiency, onsite and commercial scale renewable energy, carbon offsets, and climate reporting.

MGMT-596
001
MANAGEMENT
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Sustainable Products and Purchasing

Sustainability is now a significant business driver, posing new challenges to businesses and offering opportunities for innovation. Regulatory-induced and voluntary management initiatives are stimulating improvements across the entire product lifecycle, from design through the supply chain to end users, and the creation of new markets for end of life materials. This course provides students with an understanding of how sustainability efforts impact product design, marketing, procurement, and overall product life cycle management. The course also examines the impacts of these changes on daily life and society. Prerequisite: MKTG-300 or MKTG-612 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

MGMT-596
002
MANAGEMENT
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Water, Power, and Enterprise: Twenty-First Century Solutions

This course explores the social, political, economic, and business aspects of water; the nexus between water and energy; and the impact of these forces on enterprise. Through case studies, group projects, technology tours and meetings with government and business leaders, students learn about global water challenges and develop strategic frameworks for addressing them. Topics include water reuse and sustainability, water policy, corporate responsibilities and strategies for investing in the water sector. Prerequisite: junior, senior, or graduate standing.